|
Account IconLogin|Sign Up
Go BackAmerican Experience

American Experience Season 2

Here's where to watch every episode of American Experience season 2. Mouseover or tap an episode to see where to stream it. Click or tap the play icon to stream it on the best available service.
Season 02, Episode 01 The Great Air Race of 1924

S02 E01

Oct 3, 1989
view more

The Great Air Race of 1924 Oct 3, 1989 Follows the 1924 attempt by four U.S. Army Air Corps biplanes to circumnavigate the globe.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 02 Demon Rum

S02 E02

Oct 10, 1989
view more

Demon Rum Oct 10, 1989 The spread of Prohibition from Henry Ford's Detroit factories nationwide

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 03 A Family Gathering

S02 E03

Oct 17, 1989
view more

A Family Gathering Oct 17, 1989 Lise Yasui explores three generations of her Japanese-American family - from their immigration to Oregon in the early 1900s through their imprisonment in internment camps during World War Two.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 04 Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice

S02 E04

Oct 24, 1989
view more

Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice Oct 24, 1989 The work of a notable civil rights crusader in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 05 The Great War: 1918

S02 E05

Oct 31, 1989
view more

The Great War: 1918 Oct 31, 1989 America's experiences in France during World War I.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 06 Forever Baseball

S02 E06

Nov 7, 1989
view more

Forever Baseball Nov 7, 1989 A nostalgic treatment of the national pastime and its meaning in history.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 07 Adam Clayton Powell

S02 E07

Nov 14, 1989
view more

Adam Clayton Powell Nov 14, 1989 Documentary on the life of civil rights advocate Powell, including his career as a Harlem minister and a US Congressman.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 08 Mr. Sears' Catalogue

S02 E08

Nov 21, 1989
view more

Mr. Sears' Catalogue Nov 21, 1989 The story behind the mail order tome that brought merchandise (or dreams of it) within reach of Americans far and wide.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 09 Battle for Wilderness

S02 E09

Dec 5, 1989
view more

Battle for Wilderness Dec 5, 1989 The first major battle for wilderness preservation erupted over the building of Hetch Hetchy Dam in Yosemite National Park in 1906. On the one side were the purists who argued that wildlands were to be left as God made them; on the other, those who believed in the wise management of natural resources. President Roosevelt, an ardent conservationist, was caught between the two.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 10 Ballad of a Mountain Man

S02 E10

Dec 12, 1989
view more

Ballad of a Mountain Man Dec 12, 1989 Story of a folklore historian who sought to preserve the traditional music of the Appalachians for posterity.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 11 Forbidden City, USA

S02 E11

Dec 19, 1989
view more

Forbidden City, USA Dec 19, 1989 The Americanization of Chinese people in the 1920s and 30s, including public roles that ran counter to their cultural history.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 12 Wildcatter: A Story of Texas Oil

S02 E12

Jan 8, 1990
view more

Wildcatter: A Story of Texas Oil Jan 8, 1990 Oil exploration and the fortunes and failures of the independent opportunists who searched for it.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 13 Roots of Resistance: The Story of the Underground Railroad

S02 E13

Jan 15, 1990
view more

Roots of Resistance: The Story of the Underground Railroad Jan 15, 1990 A chronicle of the organized efforts to help slaves find freedom in the north.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 14 Yosemite: The Fate of Heaven

S02 E14

Jan 29, 1990
view more

Yosemite: The Fate of Heaven Jan 29, 1990 The story of Yosemite told through the diary of one of the first white Americans to visit the California valley.

Not Available
Season 02, Episode 15 God Bless America and Poland, Too

S02 E15

Feb 12, 1990
view more

God Bless America and Poland, Too Feb 12, 1990 Polish immigration in the 1910s and the contributions of Poles to the United States.

Not Available